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Bill Gates on channel 9

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    MikeGoatly

    Haven't seen this in the coffeehouse yet - apparently Bill Gates recently mentioned Channel 9, and how he wanted to be interviewed on it...

    Any chance that'll ever happen? Smiley

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    androidi

    Kinda odd and great at the same time. Gates wants to be interviewed but here we get the message he doesn't have time for it. But actually I understand this completely. I want to do thousand things and never get around to it too.

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    Jose Francisco

    Robert, please do interview Bill! Smiley

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    sbc

    Perhaps an interview spread over a time period (i.e. 5 minutes every now and then) - via webcam if not on site. Do you get interviews like that (i.e. not doing the whole interview at once)?

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    jsrfc58

    androidi wrote:
    Kinda odd and great at the same time. Gates wants to be interviewed but here we get the message he doesn't have time for it. But actually I understand this completely. I want to do thousand things and never get around to it too.



    Although, this might be the exact time to ask him for an interview...when his interest is at its highest.  I could see them having a lot of fun with this video...put props on his desk before the interview...something like a toy bulldozer (something that readers of "Hard Drive" would pick up on).  If you think the recent Team99 thread has a lot of activity on it, I can only imagine what a Gates video would draw (positive and negative of course).

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    scobleizer

    Heh!

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    W3bbo

    Ask him if he uses MSN Messenger 7.0 Big Smile

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    Manip

    Wait in the exec toilets with a camera, get him while he pees.

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    El Bruno

    Goog idea !!

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    koorb

    I would love a tour of his house, but if Channel9 is to ever make it from transparency project to historical content, Bill has to be interviewed about the state of the company and where he thinks it is going.

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    Sabot

    Yes having Bill Gates Video would be cool, but Bill Gates is effectively the lead Architect at Microsoft, so what would be cooler is if  Bill could contributed to C9 and actively joined our community.

    Seeing what the difference Scoble has made to Microsoft's image, a much greater effect could be realised if individuals higher up the Microsoft structure, such as Bill, joined in our community.

    I understand that he is a busy man, but many of us do try and we also have busy lives. It's the contribution that counts.

    The mutual insight would be extremely valuable to all sides.

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    AndyC

    Beer28 wrote:

    It sounds to me like somebody didn't even ask him for an interview...


    Nah, most likey Scoble/Charles ask Bill's people if they can have an interview and they say he's too busy. The actual request probably never gets as far as Bill himself.

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    BigDataDev

    It may be easier for them to get Steve Ballmer first.

    I think the Steve B. interview is in the works.

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    ZippyV

    Why doesn't Bill ask it first?

    Bill comes into Scoble's office:
    - You're doing an interview with me right now!

    Scoble:
    - Euhhh
    faints...

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    Charles

    Yeah. I'll probably be at this one for sure. I hope we can do this and I hope we can chat without a script.

    C

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    Manip

    Charles wrote:
    Yeah. I'll probably be at this one for sure. I hope we can do this and I hope we can chat without a script.

    C


    But you *will be taking question from C9ers though right? Wink 

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    littleguru

    I'm really looking forward to it Big Smile

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    Charles

    Manip wrote:
    Charles wrote: Yeah. I'll probably be at this one for sure. I hope we can do this and I hope we can chat without a script.

    C


    But you *will be taking question from C9ers though right?  


    You better believe it.

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